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A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/he

< A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones

— he —

he192307 Shortness of breath.
he pēⁿ; he-ku-thiu; asthma.

3713013 To wail; to roar; to bawl.
màiⁿ hè-hè siaⁿ; do not bawl out. i kâi cò̤-nî hè-hè khàu; what is he crying so uproariously about?

183969 A flaw; a defect; a blemish.
tn̆g tíam hûn hê; without spot, crease or flaw; without defect of any sort.

1821739 Vapor; colored clouds.
thóiⁿ tîeh kâi thiⁿ tn̆g hûn-hê; beheld the sky without a cloud.

1821429 Crustaceans allied to the lobster and shrimp.
lêng-hê; lobsters. pêh-hê; prawns. sua-hê; shrimps. thô-hê; crayfish. mêng-; yellow prawns. mêng-hê pí sua-hê kâi sin ío bih; the yellow prawn, when compared with the shrimp has a flatter body. hê pó; dried prawns. hê pó, phah tīo khak, kìe-cò̤ hê bí; shrimps dried and shelled are called dessicated shrimps. hê kôi; the pickle for shrimps. hê chun; the roe of lobsters. hê ko; prickly prawns. kîam kê; salt prawns. hê chiu; the antennæ of lobsters. hê búe; an ornament shaped like a prawn's tail.

35299 A vacation or recess,
pàng hĕ; have a vacation. cò̤-nî cìeⁿ ùaⁿ būe pàng hĕ? Being so late, why is it that school is not yet out? pàng hĕ lío, tŏ̤ lō tèng m̄-hó̤ sńg; when school is out, do not play on the way home.

2281494 To promise solemnly.
hĕ sîn; to bring offerings and make a vow before the gods. hĕ hût; to promise Buddha. hĕ-ngw̄n; make a vow. tōa hĕ, síe kói; a large promise and meager fulfillment. tŏ̤ sîn kò̤ hĕ saⁿ seⁿ, hĕ hì; vowed before the gods that he would offer them three sorts of meats and the view of a theatrical performance. i hĕ kṳ̀e úa kâi; what he solemnly promised me. úa hĕ i jîeh cōi ngṳ̂n i hŵn-lío m̄ khéng; though I promised him no inconsiderable amount of money, he still would not consent.

8321626 To send a present; to give.
cía mûeh sĭ tī-tîang lâi hĕ kâi? Who brought and presented these things? a î kâi kíaⁿ cò̤ chin lâi hĕ mûeh-cîah; my aunt's son is betrothed and has sent some of the betrothal cakes as a present. cí kâi nôiⁿ-kuáiⁿ ēng hĕ chù-piⁿ a mí'n? Ought we to give some of these laichis to the neighbours or not ?

18312 To lower; to let down; to lay.
hĕ-lô̤h; to get knowledge or information about. i chūe khṳ̀ ŭ hĕ-lô̤h a bô̤? Did he by searching get any knowledge of the facts? cò̤-nî kàu taⁿ hŵn-lío bô̤ hĕ bô̤ lô̤h? How is it that up to the present time no information has been gained? cí ciah cûn hĕ ŭ jîeh cōi hùe? How many goods were shipped off in this vessel? i kâi ì-sṳ̀ sĭ àiⁿ hĕ chíu lô̤h khṳ̀ sie-hŭ; his intention was to lay his hand on and help.

183357 Summer.
hē thiⁿ-sî; in summer. hē khùi; the summer season. tiang-sî hē-cì? When is the summer solstice? hē pò saⁿ-khò; summer clothing. jîp hē; lîp hē; the beginning of summer. hē húe thiⁿ; the hottest part of summer. hē ko cháu; plants that dry up in summer.

1842710 A great house in process of building.
nín kâi tăi hē tiang-sî khí kang? When do you begin work on your mansion? nín kâi tăi hē khí kàu tī-tiang-sî cìaⁿ hó̤? When will the building of your great house be finished?